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Oct 1, 2012 3:00pm EDT
. on the fundamental side, john stevenson, with first asset investment in toronto. carter, you brought a rather long-term chart. >> sure, i did. >> to make your point today. >> right. actually we're on the side of the s&p here. just for fun -- >> you'd pick stocks over gold. here's why. >> here's the very long-term chart. it starts when the s&p was first conceived. >> what is this no. >> this is the ratio. simply taking the price of gold as it relates to the price of the s&p. one unit of gold, one unit of the s&p. the denominator changes or the numerator. in this case gold gets five times the price of the market. it's a function not so much of gold, but stocks collapsing in the '30s. >> when this chart goes higher gold was outperforming stocks. >> this is a function not only of gold, but stocks were terrible in the '30s. when the ratio spikes again in the '70s it wasn't so much stocks, but gold was really surging. that was the record high. right know we're about 1.2. the average if you take all this is about 1.5. it's not that out of skew in terms of where it's been historically. the eye wants to se
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
on the board of cisco and ceo john chambers recently said whoever wins this election should govern like bill clinton as he spoke about clinton's effectiveness. what's going on from your view sitting on the board of cisco, having the experience that you've had at yahoo! tell me how you see the environment changes and where specifically you would expect growth to happen in technology in the next five years. >> well, i think technology in general -- probably the biggest challenge is not so much the social interactions but everybody's talking so much about data. data is very, very hard to mine correctly. so i think you're going to see a push back towards a lot of enterprise apps that really figure out how it get information to the companies so they can actually be more personalized for the user, but easy to say, a lot to do. >> and really quick, on what you're seeing out there, how tough is europe right now for technology? what are you seeing in terms of the global slow down? >> well, europe continues to baffle us in general in technology. it looks like it's getting softer, not stronger. you kno
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm EDT
by that. >> bill, that's something john thain said, the head of cit. he said one thing he's constantly hearing from small businesses is that they're getting stuck with the ordinary income tax rate. it's choking them. >> chris, i'll give you the last word quickly. >> romney's moving in the right direction. he should focus on simplification. the simplest thing to do would be on the corporate side to slash the corporate rate. we got a 35% rate. canada's at 15. this is crazy. we need to just cut those rates and grow the economy. >> gentlemen, thank you both. >> thank you. >> see you later. by the way, taxes are sure to be a big part of tonight's first presidential debate between governor romney and president obama. you can catch the entire debate right here co-hosted by maria and carl kwint knee ya. begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern time. >> meanwhile, we're in the final stretch for the day ahead of the debate. we have the market mixed here. >> another trading snafu. nasdaq cancelling some kraft food group trades after a potential transaction error caused that stock to spike on the open this mor
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